Robert Eggers

Active - 2008 - 2019  |   Born - Jul 7, 1983 in Lee, New Hampshire, United States  |  

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  • As a kid, he liked to dress up in costumes and go to school as Abraham Lincoln, Captain Hook or a superhero.
  • Directed his high school's play of Nosferatu.
  • In 2001, moved to New York to study at an acting conservatory.
  • Started his career in theater productions working as a director and designer.
  • His childhood visits to the Plimoth Plantation inspired his first screenplay, The Witch (2015).
  • His first film, The Witch (2015), earned ten times more than its budget at the box office.
  • Co-wrote the screenplay for his second film, The Lighthouse (2019), with his brother Max.